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  • Special Weather Statement for Central Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 3:16PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 3:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1 a.m.
  • ...WET AND COOLER WEEKEND AHEAD FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
    COLORADO...
    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL TAPER OFF TEMPORARILY THIS EVENING
    BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS LATER TONIGHT. A
    LINE OF SHOWERS IS EXPECTED TO REACH NORTHEAST UTAH AROUND MIDNIGHT
    TONIGHT AND TREK EASTWARD INTO WESTERN COLORADO BY DAYBREAK.
    A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY ALONG THE PACIFIC
    NORTHWEST COAST WILL STRENGTHEN AND DIVE SOUTH THROUGH EASTERN
    NEVADA AND WESTERN UTAH SATURDAY TO EASTERN ARIZONA SUNDAY...AND
    THEN MOVE EAST ACROSS NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THE
    ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT
    AND SUNDAY BRINGING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...AND
    COOLER TEMPERATURES.
    SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN WITH THE
    SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS FAVORED TO RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
    OVER ITS HIGHEST ELEVATIONS. VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
    SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO MONDAY BUT WILL FOCUS NEARER
    THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.